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Motor locked up and won't turn over
There are a couple things to look at before the engine is condemned. First, try to turn the engine over by hand. If it does turn, it could be starter related. If not, remove the spark plugs and drive belt(s)...
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Q: Car making grinding noise
There is a good chance that what you heard was the transmission. Transmissions are very complex systems. It is very likely that the transmission will need to be overhauled or even replaced, depending on what part of the transmission has...
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Car does not start and won't turn over
You should have the battery first charged and checked to see if it will hold a charge. You should then have the engine alternator checked to make sure it is charging properly with the proper amount of volts and amperes...
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When starting car, alarms & warning lights flash
The cause of these random problems can be due to the wiring harness is having loose connection issues to the modules and ECM of the vehicle that causes erratic issues then are hard to explain and even harder to find....
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Battery replaced and ABS light on
The vehicle needs to be inspected and diagnosed for intermittent connection issues at all the computer modules and the connections in between them. Have a mechanic check each pin and socket for any corrosion and pin fitment to make sure...
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2003 Saturn L200 smells like gas
These are the effects of many concerns that may have little to do with one another. The air conditioning system has a condensation drain which may be clogged on your vehicle causing the water to flood into the interior. The...
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How much is it to put a car door on?
Installing a card door can vary in price quite drastically depending on the condition of the used door you decide to purchase and the condition of the damaged door currently on the vehicle in addition to any damage that has...
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Cooling fan runs constantly
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty coolant fan relay. The coolant fan relay helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning on and off at specific temperature thresholds. When this relay is not working properly,...
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I have a 2003 Saturn L200 2.2L Manual Drive and the heater or AC will not work no air blowing.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, it would appear, you have covered the bases concerning your vehicle's inoperative blower motor. However, I am lead to believe the problem is still, no power supplied to the blower motor connector....
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The air and heat are acting up. When I turn the car on it makes a bubbling sound.
Hello. It sounds like you have a few different things going on here. They may or may not be related. If they all occurred at the same time, then it may be a bad electrical connection. Most of the time...
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Cooling fan runs constantly - 2003 Saturn L200
Hi there - I think you are on the right track looking at the cooling fan control module as the failure point. I would not expect that you fixed anything by jiggling it. Most likely, a relay is stuck shut...
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Odometer reading is about 550,000 miles off.
Hey there. This is a problem with the Body Control Module (which keeps a copy of actual mileage) not re-updating the instrument cluster appropriately after a power outage. Contact your Saturn dealer service center for "Subject: 2000 - 2002 Saturn...
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How do I thaw out the water in my radiator reservoir. I was unaware of the problem with this car until recently, upper hose.
You will need to pour hot water into the overflow bottle until the water can be drained out and replaced with a 50/50 coolant mix after the hoses are fixed and engine has fresh coolant in it. If you had...
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I went to Auto Zone to get the code on my check engine light, is it the same as going to an auto shop?
Hi there. That is probably the same code you would receive from a repair facility. However, that does not provide a diagnosis. The code is only used as a direction for the diagnosis. The computer monitors operating parameters against a...
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Had blown spark plug on my engine. The spark plug was replaced a few times and the engine is shaking really bad.
Hi there. If the spark plug is constantly burning up, then check the coil and see if it has a proper ground. The coil wire could be producing too much resistance making the coil overheat and send too much current...
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Car misfires or Chugs at 4-5 gear
Generally, misfires are caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft position sensor, spark plugs, spark plug wires or ignition modules...
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Car wont start. It cranks but does not fire (I even tried starting fluid)
There are several possible causes for a vehicle to crank and not start. There could be a bad fuel pump, faulty plugs, bad timing belt/chain, faulty ignition, failed camshaft/crankshaft sensor, or any number of other possible causes. It would first...
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Q: It turns over but wont start
Hi there. Are there any codes stored in the ECM? You would need to start diagnosing in the direction that the codes lead. Does the check engine light work? Is there spark? Does the engine crank? Is the airflow meter...
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Car cranks but won't start. Security system was supposedly removed by previous owner.
This vehicle does have a built in factory alarm system and if the system is altered to try to remove it then you would need to either find out what was altered or have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic...
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Why is it still misfiring?
Hi there. Check the Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve on the engine. It seems to be sticking on when the engine is running at low idle and causing a misfire as the old exhaust that is burnt is reentering the engine....

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